Jorge Masvidal spoke to ESPN about his career, future and possible return to the octagon. We all remember how he dominated in his category and I think that all fans would have nothing against Jorge Masvidal returning to the UFC.
Many said that he said goodbye to active participation in the MMA sport early, but Masvidal did not hesitate about his decision. He may have rushed the decision, probably influenced by his last loss against Gilbert Burns in his hometown of Miami at UFC 287 in April.
That hit Jorge Masvidal hard.
Jorge Masvidal wants an immediate fight for the belt in the event of his return
“I think he should defend it against me,” Masvidal told ESPN. “That’s what should happen.
If I was to come back to the sport. That’s a big if, but I never knock off coming back to fighting, because I love fighting. I love fighting. It’s my favorite pastime, It’s my favorite sport, it’s my way of life.
So, I can never say I’m not going to fight”. A lot of dust was raised by Jorge Masvidal, but he still found a few good words for Justin Gaethje, he pointed out that he is the real champion of his category. We will see if he will get the chance to fight for the belt.
When he was champion, remember that he never defended his belt.
Many words of praise for Justin Gaethje
“I think Gaethje should just stay active really,” Masvidal continued. “Fight, keep fighting, stay competing, stay fighting the world’s best because that’s what a ‘bad motherf*cker’ is supposed to do: take them all on.
I never said I’m not fighting this guy because he’s a high-level grappler or this guy because he’s a f*cking better striker than me. “They’re all the same to me. Gaethje pretty much has that attitude, that’s why he’s a bad m.
He’s not ducking nobody. That guy will literally fight anybody. A wrestler, striker, jiu-jitsu guy. He takes them all, and that’s a big requirement" as quoted by MMAjunkie.
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